The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 220 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 18 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.14% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£346 - £168
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £41.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Device Driver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2583 2201 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.67% 26.45% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1154 778
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 174
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 8 £334 -
Surrey - 3 £363 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £348 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) Linux
3 21 (53.85%) C
4 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) C++
6 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
7 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 12 (30.77%) Firewall
7 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 12 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
9 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.51%) Xen
9 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) SSL
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) Firmware
11 6 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (15.38%) SNMP
11 6 (15.38%) SCCM
11 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
12 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
13 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
13 4 (10.26%) FCoE
13 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
13 4 (10.26%) Veritas

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) SSL
4 6 (15.38%) SNMP
5 4 (10.26%) FCoE
5 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.56%) HTTP
6 1 (2.56%) RIP
6 1 (2.56%) IPv6
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) DVB
6 1 (2.56%) L2TP
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Valgrind
1 1 (2.56%) GCC
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Build Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Platform Architect
6 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) STL
1 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (5.13%) VHDL
3 1 (2.56%) MPEG
3 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.56%) EMV
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Verilog
3 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.56%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
3 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Code Coverage
5 3 (7.69%) Validation
5 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) UML
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Kanban
7 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.56%) Android Development
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C
2 15 (38.46%) C++
3 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
5 4 (10.26%) Assembly Language
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) Xen
3 7 (17.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Veritas
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Green Hills
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Intel
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce
5 1 (2.56%) QNX
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) AlgoSec
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) Tufin
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